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Athena Institute Releases EcoCalculator

The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute has released a new life-cycle assessment (LCA) tool for assemblies. The EcoCalculator for Assemblies draws on results from Athena’s Impact Estimator for Buildings to give instant LCA results for over 400 building assemblies, including those for walls, roofs, floors, and windows. Commissioned by the Green Building Initiative (see


Vol. 16, No. 3) and created in cooperation with the Morrison Hershfield Group and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Building Research, the tool will soon be available free to the public at


Published June 7, 2007

Wendt, A. (2007, June 7). Athena Institute Releases EcoCalculator. Retrieved from

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